I'm Drew Breunig and I obsess about technology, media, language, and culture. I live in New York, studied anthropology, and work at PlaceIQ.


Posts tagged politics
There is substantial evidence that some of these fires have been caused by people who have crossed our border illegally. The answer to that part of the problem is to get a secure border.
John McCain. What a jerk. (Via CNN.com)
The Attorney-General’s kind remarks are noted and appreciated. I’ve spoken to Ed Burns and we are prepared to go to work on season six of The Wire if the Department of Justice is equally ready to reconsider and address its continuing prosecution of our misguided, destructive and dehumanising drug prohibition.
David Simon, responding to Attorney General Holder’s request for more seasons of The Wire. (Via The Atlantic Wire)

McCain's Prickly TIME Interview

  • Time: There's a theme that recurs in your books and your speeches, both about putting country first but also about honor. I wonder if you could define honor for us?
  • John McCain: Read it in my books.
  • Time: I've read your books.
  • John McCain: No, I'm not going to define it.
  • Time: But honor in politics?
  • John McCain: I defined it in five books. Read my books.